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post #11 of 18
This G.SKILL Ripjaws 2x4gb will do better for an AMD system.
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post #12 of 18
Go for RipJawsX
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post #13 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheMetal;14255250 
Heh, seems you bet me to the question.

Although, I would like to know something. The timing on those ram all seem to be the same. But I've also been looking at this set:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233144

I've read somewhere that RAM timing is better when it's less. The timing on the Corsair Vengeance is 8-8-8-24. Wouldn't that be technically better? Or are the G.SKILL RAM kits that AMDrocks posted better?


Yes, for timings lower is better. The most important timing is the first, CAS. The difference between RAM running at CL9 and CL6 will show up in benches but isn't terribly noticeable in real usage like gaming.

I had issues with Corsair CL7 Dominators, their RMA is great though, but I'd recommend G.Skill here.
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post #14 of 18
Since they are all the same go with the cheapest or the longest warranty. I got the ripjawsX and its very sexy compared to the other ones. It also got lifetime warranty.
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post #15 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by djk11;14255347 
Yes, for timings lower is better. The most important timing is the first, CAS. The difference between RAM running at CL9 and CL6 will show up in benches but isn't terribly noticeable in real usage like gaming.

True, but you will see a difference if he is running with a SSD.
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post #16 of 18
But thats a difference between CL7 & CL9, and the difference won't be seen.
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post #17 of 18
The speed of the ram is more noticable than the timings are.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/tight-timings-high-clock-frequencies,1236.html
post #18 of 18
Ah ok, so the 8-8-8-24 timing is "technically" better.

I ask, because I plan on investing in 2x GTX 580 3GB editions soon in SLI. I don't game crippling micro-stuttering (I'm aware of the CPU, but that's not going to cause Micro-stutter).
    
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